Gallery: Does Aki Goto’s $480 Paper-Bag Jacket Take Recycling Too Far?

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If you thought Jil Sander’s $290 lunch sack bordered on the ridiculous, just wait till you get a load of Aki Oto’s paper-bag blazer. Cobbled together from a bunch of used shopping bags, a vintage jacket, gobs of varnish, and a strip of duct tape (yes, duct tape), the battered and sodden-looking number conveys that fresh, just-rolled-out-of-a-dumpster look that every Rich Kid of Instagram craves. The price? $480—a bargain by billionaire hobo standards, we’re sure.

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One Response to “Does Aki Goto’s $480 Paper-Bag Jacket Take Recycling Too Far?”

  1. momsold says:

    derelict??? watch Zoolander much!?

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